Seminar Linked Data in Research and Cultural Heritage


DANS seminar on May 1, 12.00-17.30h. Meet people at the forefront of new developments in creating, keeping, and using Linked Data.

Hear more about nanopublications, self-publishing of scholarly papers, image interoperability and FAIR principles. See how Linked Data can be kept decentrally, and be subjected to distributed search.

This seminar is intended for people who are already familiar with the core concepts of linked data and associated technologies. If you are involved in current or upcoming projects that produce or consume linked data, this is a good opportunity to zoom in.


Preliminary program

12:00-12:10 Welcome – Peter Doorn

12:10-14:00 Session 1

  • Ruben Verborgh, Universiteit Gent: Decentralizing queries at Web scale
  • Tobias Kuhn, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam: Nanopublications and Decentralized Publishing
  • Sarven Capadisli, University Bonn: Linked Research
  • Michel Dumontier, Universiteit Maastricht: FAIR principles and metrics for evaluation

14:00-14:25 Discussion, moderated by Martijn Kleppe

14:25-14:45 Break

14:45-16:30 Session 2

  • Herbert Van de Sompel, Los Alamos National Laboratory & DANS: A Linked Data Archive approach
  • Valentine Charles and Nuno Freire, Europeana: New approaches for data acquisition at Europeana: IIIF, Sitemaps and
  • Enno Meijers, KB: A distributed network of digital heritage information
  • Albert Meroño Peñuela, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam: Repeatable Semantic Queries for the Linked Data Agnostic

16:30-17:00 Discussion, moderated by Martijn Kleppe

17:00-17:30 Drinks

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